Remembering the sinking of the South Korean warship, the Cheonan, and the way forward for the Korean peninsula

  • 2011-04-14
  • By Jin Hong RIM, Embassy of the Republic of Korea to the Kingdom of Sweden
March 26, 2011 marks the first anniversary of the sinking of the South Korean naval vessel, the Cheonan, which claimed the lives of 46 sailors aboard the warship and drew global media attention to the fragile political and military conditions underlying the Korean peninsula, almost six decades after the 1953 Korean Armistice Agreement was concluded in the war-torn country.In the wake of the tragic incident, the government of the Republic of Korea requested that an international joint civilian-military investigation team be formed and conduct an objective and scientific investigation...
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